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Economy Dec 06Trump media venture eyed by regulators names Rep. Devin Nunes as CEO
Digital World Acquisition, which is often referred to by its trading symbol of "DWAC," said it is cooperating with "the preliminary, fact-finding inquiries" by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
Nation Nov 23Waukesha parade crash prompts calls for higher bail, but experts express caution
The suspect in a Christmas parade crash in suburban Milwaukee that killed five people was free on $1,000 bail posted just two days before the deadly event, a fact that is leading to a review of what happened and renewed…
Politics Oct 08Trump hotel lost $70 million during presidency, got help from bank
Former President Donald Trump’s company lost more than $70 million operating his Washington D.C. hotel while in office.
Health Aug 04Nursing home operator tells workers to get vaccine or lose their jobs
The industry has largely rejected compulsory measures for fear of triggering an employee exodus that could worsen already dangerous staffing shortages.
Nation Jun 26Flames hamper rescue effort amid rubble of Florida condo
The flames are deep and firefighters have not been able to find their source, Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said during a news conference.
Politics Jan 21Trump returns to a business empire ravaged by pandemic
Donald Trump is returning to a family business ravaged by pandemic shutdowns, with revenue plunging more than 40 percent at his Doral golf property, his Washington hotel and both his Scottish resorts.
Health Nov 19As COVID deaths soar, nursing home deaths caused by neglect surge in the shadows
A nursing home expert who analyzed data from the country's 15,000 facilities for The Associated Press estimates that for every two COVID-19 victims in long-term care, there is another who died prematurely of other causes.
Nation Jun 07Duty to intervene: Floyd cops spoke up but didn’t step in
Minneapolis was among several cities that had policies on the books requiring police officers to intervene to stop colleagues from using unreasonable force, but that didn't save George Floyd.
Health May 09NY’s Cuomo criticized over highest nursing home death toll
Of the nation’s more than 25,000 coronavirus deaths in nursing homes and long-term care facilities, more than a fifth of them — about 5,300 — are in New York, according to a count by The Associated Press, and the toll…
Health May 03Faced with 20,000 dead, care homes seek shield from lawsuits
At least 15 states have enacted laws or governors’ orders that explicitly or apparently provide nursing homes and long-term care facilities some protection from lawsuits arising from the crisis.